Tag Archives: Dr. Denise R. Ames

The Rise of Populism, part 2

by Dr. Denise R. Ames A growing political phenomenon, populism, is making headway in many countries around the world today, including Western democracies. It is a worldwide phenomenon with far-reaching ramifications. Here is part 2 of this blog series … … Continue reading

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The Rise of Populism, pt. 1

By Dr. Denise R. Ames A growing political phenomenon, populism, is making headway in many countries around the world today, including western democracies. It is a worldwide phenomenon with far-reaching ramifications. The term was coined in the late 19th century, … Continue reading

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The Progressive Left: Making of a Mythology, The Myth of Meaning, pt. 4

By Dr. Denise R. Ames If you are like me, you are probably wondering what is going on today. I am trying to make sense of the turmoil, uncertainty, and rage. I find it is hard to get clear answers. … Continue reading

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The Progressive Left: Making of a Mythology, Three American Myths, pt. 2

By Dr. Denise R. Ames If you are like me, you are probably wondering what is going on today. I am trying to make sense of the turmoil, uncertainty, and rage. I find it is hard to get clear answers. … Continue reading

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The Progressive Left: Making of a Mythology, pt. 1

By Dr. Denise R. Ames If you are like me, you are probably wondering what is going on today. It seems as though political division is rampant, communities are fraying, and the American middle class is, well, caught in the … Continue reading

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A Time to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events. #12 What does 2020 hold?

By Dr. Denise R. Ames This is a momentous time that we are experiencing. Who can be trusted for wise council? Where are the elders? Elders have something to add to the conversation about what is going on today. I … Continue reading

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A Time to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events. #11 Diminishing a Globalized Worldview

By Dr. Denise R. Ames This is a momentous time that we are experiencing. Who can be trusted for wise council? Where are the elders? Elders have something to add to the conversation about what is going on today. I … Continue reading

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A Time to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events. #10 A Globalized Worldview

By Dr. Denise R. Ames This is a momentous time that we are experiencing. Who can be trusted for wise council? Where are the elders? Elders have something to add to the conversation about what is going on today. I … Continue reading

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My 5 Key Issues for Fall 2020

By Dr. Denise R. Ames I have found that these 5 key issues need our immediate attention, whether we discuss them in the living room, classroom, boardroom, or factory. We have been pulled in all directions because of the coronavirus … Continue reading

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Iran and the Bomb: A Visitor’s Perspective

I got chills even though it was warm in the bus.  Not far outside of Qom, a very holy city in central Iran, one of our group leaders pointed out a barren landscape to the west as the underground site … Continue reading

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